n Without Prejudice - Voluntary disclosure relief : tax
|Article Title||Voluntary disclosure relief : tax|
|© Publisher:||JetBlue Publishers (Pty) Ltd|
|Publication Date||Sep 2010|
|Pages||52 - 53|
The Minister of Finance announced in the 2010 Budget that legislation would be introduced to encourage taxpayers to regularise prior transgressions of the tax statutes in South Africa and the Exchange Control Regulations. The 2010 Budget Review indicated that voluntary disclosure relief would encourage individuals, with unreported foreign bank accounts, to disclose fully those accounts to the South African Revenue Service. South Africa has concluded a large number of agreements for the avoidance of double taxation with various countries and those agreements allow for the exchange of information between SARS and foreign revenue authorities.
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